links for 2010-02-12
February 12, 2010 Leave a Comment
Last Sunday afternoon I attended a discussion meeting about the future of Maastricht and its region organised by the local Labour party. I was interested in hearing the three guest speakers, State Secretary for European Affairs Frans Timmermans, scenario planner Joop de Vries, and Maastricht Region Branding Foundation director Wim Ortjens, share their views on the topic.
Expatica’s Expat of the Year contest is now open for voting in three areas: Expat (individual), Employer, and Expat Services. There are many fine finalists, but I want to draw your attention to a couple of local finalists. I’d love to see one or both of them win and bring a little recognition to our area.
From Sunday on, the Catholic regions of the Netherlands (mostly the southern provinces North Brabant and Limburg) will celebrate Carnival 2010.